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Health and Social Care

There are a variety of Health and Social Care courses available at Macclesfield College. Delivered by our expert tutors, you will gain extensive knowledge to progress within the industry.

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Academic year: 19/20


This is a vocational programme which will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding essential to the health and social care sector, supporting progression to further learning or the workplace.

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Academic year: 19/20

Duration: 2nd September 2019 to 26th June 2020


This is a vocational programme which will provide learners with the knowledge and skills essential to the health and social care sector, supporting progression to further learning or the workplace.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


This qualification is for anyone working or wanting to progress in job roles within Health and Social Care, Early Years and Childcare which involves a requirement for food safety.
It will prepare learners for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 23rd January 2019 to 26th June 2019


This qualification provides learners with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills around supporting individuals with learning disabilities. It is aimed at learners who support individuals with learning disabilities as part of their job role.

The units offered within this qualification mirror those offered within the Learning Disabilities Pathway of the Health and Social Care Diplomas in England.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


The qualification aims to develop learners’ knowledge and awareness of dementia for those working in social care settings and is aimed at those working for local authorities or private commercial homeowners.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


Raising awareness of mental health can promote a more positive approach and give people the knowledge to challenge the negative attitudes or stereotyping that can reduce access to services for those affected by mental ill health.

This qualification aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties, dispel some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health issues and develop learners’ knowledge of the rights of those with mental health issues.

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